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Mike Reinold
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you do not recommend pinching the sohudlers back so how would you go about doing the exercises? it feels like my scapula has jolted forward and rounded off my shoulders so i need to bring back  
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I Help People Feel, Move, and Perform Better

Michael M. Reinold, PT, DPT, SCS, ATC, CSCS is considered a leader in the field of sports medicine, rehabilitation, and performance enhancement.  As a physical therapist, athletic trainer, and certified strength and conditioning specialist, Dr. Reinold uses his background in sport biomechanics, movement quality, and muscles imbalances to specialize in all aspects of human performance.  He has worked extensively with a variety of professional athletes with emphasis on the care of throwing injuries in baseball players.

Mike Reinold is currently the Head Physical Therapist of the Boston Red Sox Baseball Club, where he focuses on keeping pitchers healthy and rehabilitating players back to peak performance.   He had previously spent the last several years in various roles including Head Athletic Trainer and Rehabilitation Coordinator.  Prior to the Red Sox, Dr. Reinold was the Facility Director of Champion Sports Medicine and the Coordinator of Rehabilitative Research & Clinical Education at the American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, AL.

Dr. Reinold received his B.S. in physical therapy from Northeastern University and his Doctorate in physical therapy from the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions, both in Boston, MA.  He is board certified clinical specialist in sports physical therapy by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties.  He also graduated from the postprofessional sports physical therapy fellowship program of the American Sports Medicine Institute, in Birmingham, AL, under the direction of Kevin E. Wilk, PT, DPT, James R. Andrews, MD, and Glenn S. Fleisig, PhD.

In addition to his clinical work, he has made significant academic contributions in the form of laboratory research, biomechanical research, and clinical education, teaching thousands of individuals worldwide.

Mike Reinold has an educational website at where he shares his new research and clinical experience in articles several times a week.

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Expert Advice on Youth ACL Injuries - Mike Reinold

Expert orthopedic surgeons from the AOSSM share their advice on youth ACL injuries.

Squat Butt Winks and Inflammation with Tendinosis - Mike Reinold

This week's Stuff You Should Read comes from Bret Contreras and the British Journal of Sports Medicine.

Is Resting Scapular Position Important? - Mike Reinold

Based on our current understanding of scapular posture, it is hard to place a lot of emphasis on static posture as it does not appear to be

Enhancing the Overhead Press, Optimal Breathing, and Smart Group Trainin...

This week's Stuff You Should Read comes from Steve Long and Jared Woolever of Smart Group Training.

Using Unstable Surfaces to Enhance Scapular Stability - Mike Reinold

If you are trying to enhance scapular stability try performing the push up with a plus exercise on an unstable surface.

Graston Technique - Instrumented Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization - IASTM

Tweet Tweet Today’s guest post is quick overview of the Graston technique and it’s application within a case study by Eric Schoenberg, MSPT,

Concussion Treatment: Convergence Insufficiency - Mike Reinold

How to assess and treat the visual system for convergency insufficiency following concussion.

Biceps Tendon, Squatting, and Vitamin D - Mike Reinold

This week's Stuff You Should Read comes from Jordan Syatt and

Humeral Fracture Following Biceps Tenodesis in a Baseball Pitcher - Mike...

Here is a great reason to carefully consider a biceps tenodesis in a baseball pitcher: a humeral fracture.

Facebook, Twitter, and Using Social Media to Learn - Mike Reinold

This week's Stuff You Should Read comes from Twitter, Facebook, and myself!

Do ACL Hamstring Grafts Fail More than Patellar Tendon Grafts? - Mike Re...

Two recent studies in AJSM compared the revision rates of ACL reconstruction between hamstring patellar tendon grafts of over 25,000 people.

Hip Rotator Cuff - Mike Reinold

Learn how different muscles groups of the hip have different roles in providing movement and stabilization, and what to do about it.

Exciting Updates to My Inner Circle Program! - Mike Reinold

I am excited to announce some great information regarding my Inner Circle program. Inner Circle Program - Mike Reinold

Learn more with exclusive live webinars each month with new content from Mike Reinold.

The Use of Rehabilitation Protocols in Physical Therapy - Mike Reinold

We should not follow a rehabilitation protocol without thought, that is not "skilled" physical therapy.

Sleep and Athletic Performance, and Glute Exercises - Mike Reinold

This week's Stuff You Should Read comes from Zach Long and Fatigue Science.

5 Myths of Tommy John Surgery - Mike Reinold

Here are 5 myths about Tommy John surgery that any player, coach, or parent needs to fully understand.

The Hip Rotator Cuff, SLAPs, and SportsRehabExpert Teleseminar - Mike Re...

This week's Stuff You Should Read comes from Joe Heiler,, Lyle Cain, Kevin Wilk, and Mike Reinold.

Kevin Wilk's New Rotator Cuff Injury DVD - Mike Reinold

Kevin Wilk has just released his new DVD Current Concepts in the Treatment of Rotator Cuff Injuries.

How Baseball Players Can Enhance Performance While Reducing Injuries - M...

Preparation for the baseball season is extremely important, and those that do not prepare well have a higher chance of injury.